Call to Artists and Artisans
The Moncton Heritage Conservation Board is seeking to select one artist or artisan to design an art piece for the Heritage Conservation Awards and create three identical copies, one for each of the following categories:
Rehabilitation/Adaptive Reuse Award
Special Recognition Award
The award must be designed so that it can be reproduced in multiple copies for subsequent years.
About the program
The purpose of the Heritage Conservation Board Awards Program is to acknowledge, educate, commemorate, promote and celebrate the conservation of heritage valued building, properties, landscapes, culturally significant resources and individuals in the City of Moncton. The fundamental goal is to celebrate Moncton’s history.
About the commission
The selected artist must submit one design for all three categories. Artist may not suggest alterations for each category. The work must be 3D artwork or fine craft, reflecting the theme of the City of Moncton, excellence in architecture and built heritage conservation.
Each award must allow space for a plaque that will include the title of the award, the year and the name of recipient. The original piece can rest on a base in the material of the artist’s choice.
The finished awards must be delivered no later than August 26, 2021 at 4 p.m.
The artist guarantees that the artwork proposed is original and does not violate the copyright of any other person or entity. Copyright remains with the artist. The artist must assign the following rights to the City of Moncton: right to photograph, reproduce or include the image on the City of Moncton’s website and social media or in publications for non-commercial purposes.
The successful artist will receive a stipend of $1,500 for the final design in addition to the production cost of each award.
Preference will be given to artists or artisans residing within Westmorland, Albert and Kent counties and the First Nations communities of Elsipogtog, Buctouche, Indian Island and Fort Folly. In the event that local artists are not available or do not respond to this call, artists residing in other areas of New Brunswick will be considered.
Submission of proposal
Each proposal must be submitted digitally to: email@example.com and must include:
Drawing/rendering of proposed design with size and description of material(s)
Artistic statement and description of concept
Budget/costs for production of each award
Artist biography and resume
Three samples of past art or design work
Thursday, July 8 at 4 p.m.
The selection process will be made by members of the Moncton Heritage Conservation Board. Selection will be final and the successful artist will be notified by July 15, 2021. The hired artist will report to the Cultural Development Officer.
Please contact Joanne Duguay at firstname.lastname@example.org or 506-859-2626.